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US, China Reach Deal That Will Reduce Massive Trade Deficit With Beijing

Regaining access to China , the world's most populous country with 1.4 billion people, has been a key goal of American cattle farmers. "It is impossible to o...


Tim Tebow: New York Mets considering promotion

Now, it seems like he may have a legitimate shot to make the major league. Mets have discussed promoting Tim Tebow within the minors, but will likely wait u...


France swears in new leader: Emmanuel Macron

Macron in his speech, also paid tributes to former Presidents from Charles de Gaulle to Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande, reports the BBC. Macron beat th...


South Korea's Moon to seek change with North

The White House says Trump spoke with President Moon Jae-in to congratulate him on his election victory and his country's "peaceful, democratic transition of po...


Tillerson signs declaration stressing climate change threat

That's amidst fears that United States President Donald Trump will soon pull the USA out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. A person in a polar bear ...


Trump Fires James Comey as FBI Chief

But Lavrov's delegation got Tass, a Russian news agency, in to take photos. And he did exactly that, inviting reporters to the Russian embassy in Washington ...


Duterte opens ASEAN summit with oblique swipe at US, EU

He also noted that the illegal drugs trade is an global empire whose tentacles are wide and far-reaching. Patron said no ASEAN head of state had pushed for th...


North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile that Traveled About 450 Miles into Sea

On Sunday South Korea's military said North Korea test-launched a ballistic missile that flew about 700 kilometers. North Korea's past satellite rocket launch...


Missile test shows North Korea 'a flagrant menace'

Pyongyang's test launch of a long-range missile has deeply upset almost everyone with a stake in the current nuclear stand-off, including its ally Beijing, its ...


UK's Leeds Bradford airport closed due to suspicious package

The airport is now closed and police at the scene have put a cordon in place. Some flights due to land at the airport were diverted before it reopened at abou...


White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings

Flynn has been at the center of speculation by Democrats and Trump detractors since he admitted lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his meeting with a Russ...


Liberals eke out win as minority government

Christy Clark told reporters on Tuesday that she'd met with the lieutenant-governor and been asked to continue on as Wednesday, and that Prime Minister Justin T...


USA institutions "under assault': Ex National Intelligence head"

Clapper said Sunday, "At the time we did our intelligence community assessment [of Russian interference in the election], which we published publicly on the 6th...


Detention of fourth United States citizen by N. Korea 'concerning': White House

The latest detention of a USA citizen by North Korea, which raises the number of Americans in their custody to four, is "concerning", a White House spokesman sa...


Ex-French PM Valls wants to be Macron candidate

Macron has said half of the candidates for his year-old Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) for the 577 seats up for grabs in June 11-18 elections wil...


Defense Secretary Mattis: The 'Devil's in the details' on Syria 'de-escalation zones'

The deal was signed Thursday by Russian Federation and Iran, who support the Assad regime, and Turkey, who backs the opposition. "What they say is that we now...


North Korea missile launch poses no danger to Russia: Defense Min.

Past North Korean missiles have flown farther than Sunday's test, landing closer to Japan, but this launch follows a series of high-profile failures. Although...


Pakistan signs almost $500 million in China deals at Silk Road summit

Xi made the announcement when delivering a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the two-day Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The two-day ...


Syria Says Russian Military, Not UN Troops, To Police Safe Zones

Turkey, Iran and Russian Federation signed an agreement in the Kazakh capital of Astana on Thursday, setting up four "de-escalation" zones in war-torn Syria. Ru...


Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

Donald Trump warned ousted FBI Director James Comey on Friday not to talk to the media. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein conducte...


Trump calls for tougher sanctions after N. Korea missile

This missile has a theoretical range of about 7,500 miles, which is enough to reach all of the United States from North Korea. The projectile flew 430 miles f...


'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

In the termination letter to Mr Comey, Mr Trump thanked him for telling him "three times " that he personally is not under investigation for collusion with Rus...


President Trump Had The Legal Power To Oust James Comey

The president, along with his surrogates, have said that Comey lost the confidence of the public and his bureau staff. Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe shot ...


Trump Highlights Rosie O'Donnell's Support for Firing Comey

He said he could not defend "the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails, and I do not understand his refusal t...


After Comey Firing, Spicer Hides In Bushes To Avoid Press Questions

Maybe a motion sensor triggering a recording on Garden Spicer: "Turn the lights off!" That one earned him the "honor" of being portrayed by Melissa McCarthy o...


Trump brings in hope for solving Israeli-Palestine conflict

Ushering in peace between the Israelis and Palestinians isn't the only thing Trump thinks is easier than people have said in the past. "We will get this don...


Australia receptive to China's Silk Road, but national interest first

Xi proposed the initiative then known as the Silk Road in 2013. The worldwide community was well aware of India's position on the "so-called" CPEC, he said, i...


North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

The launch will also complicate Moon's efforts to mend ties with China that have been strained by a decision by South Korea's former government to deploy a US a...


N. Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

It puts immediate pressure on South Korea's President Moon Jae-in, who campaigned on a platform of better engagement with the North. "With the missile impacti...


Trump lawyers: Documents show no undisclosed Russian income

Trump's lawyers offered no documents to back up the claims in the letter. . President Trump says he is considering releasing his tax returns - once he's out o...


China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

The summit will gather 29 heads of states and governments, as well as leaders of major worldwide organizations, including the United Nations, global Monetary Fu...


Will hold EVM challenge with machines of recent polls: CEC

Several major opposition parties had claimed the faith of people in the machines has eroded. The Congress was of the view that if EVMs are used there should b...


Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits

Pope Benedict XVI in 2010 appointed an global commission of theologians and bishops to formally investigate the reported apparitions, tapping his vicar of Rome,...


N Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

It wasn't immediately clear what type of ballistic missile was launched, although the US Pacific Command said that "the flight is not consistent with an interco...


Raising the Steaks: Ranchers Applaud Trump's China Trade Deal

The 100-day action plan covers almost a dozen different areas, including broadening access to USA beef producers to the Chinese market. Also in the plan, ...